The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror

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Stephen Jones
Carroll & Graf, 2002 - Fiction - 512 pages
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The award-winning Best New Horror anthology series—winner of the World Fantasy Award and the International Horror Critics Guild Award—has now reached its thirteenth spectacular volume and to mark the event, Stephen Jones has chosen only the very best short stories and novellas by the horror genre's finest exponents and by new discoveries in the field. Contributors to this volume include Gala Blau, Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Charles Grant, Glen Hirshberg, Chico Kidd, Nancy Kilpatrick, Paul J. McAuley, and Conrad Williams. Also, Stephen Jones once again provides the most comprehensive overview of the field for the year and a full necrology, plus a list of useful contacts among organizations, magazines, booksellers, and more. Whether a reader is a fan of supernatural chillers, macabre fantasy, or psychological terror, the thirteenth Mammoth Book of Best New Horror will appeal to their dark side. "The definitive series of Horror ‘Bests' ... you'll get quantity as well as quality."—Science Fiction Chronicle "A formidable line-up of must-read creepers whose merits are indisputable even to entrenched enthusiasts of the genre."—Publishers Weekly "Essential reading every year."—Hellnotes "The finest horror collection going."—Kirkus Reviews

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Review: Best New Horror 13 (The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #13)

User Review  - Kevin Moore - Goodreads

I had high hopes, some of the stories were really good, but the rest were all sort of same-y. Read full review

Review: Best New Horror 13 (The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #13)

User Review  - Amy Yarrington - Goodreads

very good collection of short stories. all authors are very well written. some stories are more ironic than true horror but still very entertaining. Read full review

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Stephen Jones is one of Britain's most acclaimed anthologists of dark fantasy and horror. He lives in London, England.

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